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Title
Champaign driving away real pain
Name/Creator
Lane, Theodore, 1800-1828, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Champaign driving away real pain
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; SA.M01.02
Creation Date
1827
Description
20.5 x 25 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
champagne (wine) ;  caricatures ;  diseases

Category
Public Health, 1800-1899

Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: "Wine cures the gout, the colic and the phthisic. Wine it is to all men the very best of physic." ; "Drawn & Etched by Theodore Lane. Eng'd by Geo. Hunt."


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